Large Orientalist watercolour painting by Lynton

By Stanton Lynton, Henry (British, active 1886-1912)

£6,500

This superb watercolour painting of a bustling street scene is by the Victorian artist Henry Stanton Lynton, celebrated today for his beautiful Orientalist works.

 

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Description

This fine Orientalist watercolour is by the British artist Henry Stanton Lynton. The painting portrays a bustling street scene in a dry and dusty North African or Middle Eastern city. Figures meet and chat, surrounded by architecture with a distinctly Islamic feel. The colour palette is warm, hinting at the harsh heat of the noonday sun.

The painting, contained within a giltwood frame, is signed and dated lower right ‘H.S. Lynton 98’. A framer’s stickers is affixed to the reverse.

Frame: Height 101cm, width 77cm, depth 6cm
Sheet: Height 80cm, width 56cm

Details

Artist / Maker
By Stanton Lynton, Henry (British, active 1886-1912)
Country of Origin
British
Date of Manufacture
1898
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Figurative Art, Islamic, Orientalist, Victorian
Material
Giltwood, Paper, Watercolour
Colour
Gold, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
101 cm / 39.8 inches
Width
77 cm / 30.3 inches
Depth
6 cm / 2.4 inches

Reference:
16626

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